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Questions tagged [us-citizens]

For questions pertaining to citizens of the United States of America.

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Can a non-German become a police officer in Berlin?

I saw a previous question here about how it's possible for a non-citizen to become an officer in a few different German states, and Berlin mentions: "Nur Deutsche im Sinne des Artikel 116 des ...
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Quitting job under Tier 2 UK and entering as tourist

I'm thinking of quitting my job in the UK. I have a Tier 2 work visa valid until May 2019. I have plans to return to the US in March as my husband has secured a work visa in my home country. If I ...
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US Born, UK Citizen Mother, do I qualify for UK Passport?

I was born in the US before 1983 and my mother was born and raised in the UK. I've never lived in the UK. Do I qualify for a UK passport\citizenship? Even if I do, would I be able to live anywhere in ...
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Can I convert the UK Standard-Visitor Visa to a Fiancee Visa?

I've found a lot of conflicting information regarding this on StackExchange and other websites together and I'd like to know if anyone knew anything definite about this. I am from the United States of ...
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Marriage Visitor Visa - Eventually Settle in UK (US Citizen)

I'm a US citizen intending on marrying my UK citizen fiancé. However, I'm not sure whether my situation will fall under a Marriage Visitor Visit or a Fiancé Visa. I'm still a little new to this but I ...
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Is there a way to get a Masters Degree in CS/IT in the USA while at the same time working part-time?

As a family man currently settled in the Philippines, I want to further my Software Engineering career and success for my family (I want to do it along with my wife and baby as I don’t want to miss ...
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Marriage visitor visa for US citizens with children

Obviously I can come in and out of UK as I have done so in the last 7 years. I have entered UK for multiple times and my longest stay was a month. I and my partner would like to get married and since ...
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US citizen applying for German dual citizenship with German father

I'm was born in the US (1969), my father at the time was a German citizen living in the US with a green card and married. He is now a US citizen. My goal is to obtain a EU passport and still hold my ...
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My father is applying for French citizenship through descent. Can I then do so?

My grandmother was born in France, and moved to the US where she had my father. My father, a US citizen, is applying for French citizenship through descent as his mother did not renounce her French ...
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Can we buy a car in the EU as American citizens?

We want to travel Europe for a year or so in a car we buy over there. Can we do that and what about insurance?
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How can I (a US citizen) set up my bank/money when I move to Portugal?

I'm a US citizen and I've lived in the US all my life. Soon I will be moving to Portugal for 6-12 months. How can I set up my money situation so that I don't have to pay an international fee every ...
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US citizen working for a US company. I want to live in Honduras

I am a US citizen, and I work for a US Company. I want to live in Honduras because I work on the internet . Can this be done even on a temporary basis? I have been away from my wife for 3 months and I ...
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Entering the US while on administrative processing

I change my status to H1B and my wife to H4 at the end of 2017 I came to Mexico and when I went to get my stamps my visa was put on administrative processing . I know this can take severa months and ...
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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Japan 2-year income tax exemption for teachers/researchers for US national but non-resident

The tax treaty between Japan and US states that US nationals in research and teaching professions are exempt from paying income tax for their first two years working in Japan (and vice-versa). Article ...
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Marrying an Italian citizen in the USA. I want a 4-5-month visa to be with him in Italy. What do I need?

I've looked at the various related questions but mine does not quite fit. I am a US citizen marrying my Italian citizen partner in the USA and want to then go to Italy for an extended stay (4-5 months)...
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Does the time spent in OTHER Schengen countries on a D visa count towards the 90 tourist days?

Situation: I'm a U.S. citizen who studied abroad in France for a year using the type D long stay visa. While studying in France on my visa, I traveled to other Schengen countries for around 90 days ...
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Live in the US, work in Canada

Can an American citizen, living in the US near the Canada/US border, work in Canada legally? What paperwork/permissions are required? (There is a position in the film industry I am interested in and ...
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US citizen: should my Filipina wife give birth abroad (in the Philippines) or in the US?

I am a US citizen but I live abroad as a permanent resident in the Philippines. I've been married to a Filipina since early 2016. We've decided to move back to the US since my income in the ...
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Overstayed 2 years in the Philippines but want to stay here permanently

I'm a US citizen who moved here 2 years ago when I was 18 to be with my girlfriend. My visa has long expired because I never had the funds to pay for the extension fees when I needed to. Now, I have ...
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How early can we travel within the EU with a US baby born in the EU?

My wife and I are both US citizens planning on giving birth in possibly France or Switzerland while I am there for work. How soon and what is required for us to be able to travel with the new baby ...
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As a US citizen with Mexican parents, what steps do I need to take to become a Mexican citizen?

I was born in Oregon after my parents moved from Mexico. Do I need any documentation, and if so, what, to prove that I have parents who are Mexican? If I go to the Mexican consulate in Portland, do ...
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Girlfriend in the US, boyfriend (me) in South Africa

My girlfriend is in America (Kansas). I can't find any good information. I know US citizens don't need visas to visit South Africa (good news for us), but I need one to go there. I have no money, no ...
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Overseas residence, driver's license expiring soon

My wife and I live in Korea. Our driver's licenses will expire while here. Our last home of record was Nebraska. We want to get Washington state driver's licenses. Is this allowed?
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US citizen residing in Italy

I have been living in Italy for the last 20 years but I go back to the US every year. I still have a US bank account and have renewed my NJ driver's licence when staying in NJ for a month last time, ...
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When my Petition will be in processing State in USCIS for Form I-130, my case approved in may 2015?

I've applied for US Immigration on base of my parents and form is Form I-130, Immigrant Petition for Relative, Fiance(E), or Orphan. and Form Type is Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or ...
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Why is a French bank asking me to fill out a W-9 form?

I'm a dual citizen, US and French. I'm working for a French company in France, and paying French taxes. Why is my French bank requesting me to fill out W-9 form?
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Nanny entering on a former B1/B2 visa

We are US citizens that typically reside overseas. We are back in the USA for 9 months and would like to bring our current nanny with us to the USA. She has a 10 year B1/B2 visa that she obtained 8 ...
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US citizen moving to the EU with EU business clients. How to get a visa?

I work for an American software company with clients in several EU countries. I have an opportunity to move to France or Italy to live with my EU girlfriend and basically be there to help her look ...
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Is Form G-325A no longer needed for K-1 visa I-129F fiancée petition?

I'm about to petition for my fiancée using a K-1 visa I-129F form. I noticed that they used to require a G-325A form (Biographic Information) for both the petitioner and beneficiary. However, the G-...
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I am a dual US citizen living in Turkey with foreign rental income. How should I file my tax return for 2017?

I have lived in Turkey for the past 13 years. I'm a citizen of both the US and Turkey, and I have only gained foreign rental income while living here. My husband is a non-resident alien and we are in ...
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Renew my California DL

I recently returned to California after living in Australia for 20 years. I had a California drivers license before moving and currently hold a valid Australian license. What is the process I need to ...
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Will they renew my Aufenthaltstitel of my passport expires on the same day?

Aufenthaltstitel (German Residence permit) I expiring the same day as my passport. I was wondering if they would deny my new application for Aufenthaltstitel if my passport expires the day I get it ...
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Worked from France for the last 6 months for US clients without paying French taxes. What should I do now?

I need some advice, or a good recommendation for a tax expert. I've been living on with my PACSée in France on a carte de séjour vie privée/familiale for the last 6 months and have continued my full-...
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Can a same-sex US citizen and UK citizen married couple work in the EU?

We are UK and US citizens who are in a same-sex marriage. We are currently located in the UK. The US citizen is currently in the UK on a student visa only and not a spousal visa. Is it possible for a ...
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Is a passport copy needed while filing the new I-130 for a spouse

I have gone through the other questions and the instructions for the new I-130 form. My concern is that when I filed an I-130 last year (the old version) a copy of the spouse's passport was required,...
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Residence/Work Permit for Company Without Germany Subsidiary?

My employer wishes to send me to Berlin for approximately two years in order to complete a project and later establish a presence in the German-Speaking market. They do not, however, wish to create ...
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Marriage abroad, how to handle the bank residential address?

I am a US citizen (California) preparing to get married abroad, in a country where the process for marriage is well known for being quite slow, and the marriage visa process is just as long. So I'll ...
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Apart from the USA, what other countries offer something similar to the Diversity Lottery Program?

I'm just curious. I want to know whether other countries offer anything similar to the U.S. diversity lottery program and, if so, where can I find information on these equivalent programs.
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US citizen applying for UK settlement visa/entry (3 part question)

Background: My husband is a UK citizen (by birth, born, raised, etc). We have 3 children together. We all lived together in the US. Recently (May2017) we went to visit family in the UK. Sometime in ...
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Is holding a third citizenship allowed?

I was born in California and automatically became a US citizen. I obtained the second nationality from my parents. Now I live in Turkey and the government offered me Turkish citizenship without asking ...
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Can I apply for a UK spouse visa before actually being married?

I am an American citizen and my fiance is a British citizen from Scotland.  He is flying to America in a couple of months in order for us to be married here, but I ultimately want to be living in ...
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What is US law and policy in respect of a US citizen who joins a foreign government and takes an oath of allegiance to a foreign state?

The US Immigration and Nationality Act 1990 states in §349 that a US citizen, whether by birth or naturalised, who takes an oath of allegiance to a foreign state, or who accepts a post in a foreign ...
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Why is the employer name required to register to vote in Virginia state elections?

My wife is a US citizen from Virginia. We are living in Germany. When registering to vote in US elections, the information page at https://www.fvap.gov/vao/vag/chapter2/virginia states Overseas ...
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How can I explain to New Zealand that I am not barred re-entry to UK? [duplicate]

2 months ago, I was refused entry at the border due not meeting the General Visitor requirements Section 4.2. I was told I was not banned from re-entry to UK and my refusal letter makes no mention of ...
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How can I renew a New York driver license from outside the US?

Can I renew my New York driving license online. I am visiting the UK for a year right now, and it expires in 5 months. I do have my residence in New York. I have my US passport with me and my New York ...
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How to drive legally while visiting in the US as an expat US citizen with no US state license

I am an expat US national in Sweden and am trying to find out if I can drive a car/rent a car legally when I come back to visit in Ohio without using an Ohio or other US state driving license. My Ohio ...
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US citizen married to EU citizen retiring in Spain?

I am looking at steps that a non-EU spouse (US citizen) needs to take in order to retire in Spain with their EU citizen partner. It seems simple enough: Move to Spain Request a EU-family member ...
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How do I buy and import a car from Canada to the US?

I'm a US citizen and I live in Ontario, Canada with a student visa. My car from the US was totaled. Insurance has written me a check and since I have no transportation (for instance, to go to MI to ...
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Job Offered in UK - is it legit?

I am USA Citizen and a guy from Texas. Simple minded in all my days in a complex profession. would have preferred to be a Farmer! I have traveled to many Countries over the years but primarily on ...